Day in Pics: 11th December

Dec 11, 2013, 08:44 AM IST
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Supporters of Bogota`s Mayor Gustavo Petro gather at the main square of Bogota during their second day of protest against Colombia`s inspector-general Alejandro Ordonez in Bogota, Colombia.

Supporters of Bogota`s Mayor Gustavo Petro gather at the main square of Bogota during their second day of protest against Colombia`s inspector-general Alejandro Ordonez in Bogota, Colombia.

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Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II and The Duchess of Cornwall arrive to open the new Barnardo`s children`s charity head quarters in Ilford, east London.

Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II and The Duchess of Cornwall arrive to open the new Barnardo`s children`s charity head quarters in Ilford, east London.

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This photo provided by the Chicago Zoological Society, Mark Gonka, lead trainer for the Chicago Zoological Society, assists marine mammal curator Rita Stacey as she measures the girth of a 6-week-old bottlenose dolphin at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill.

This photo provided by the Chicago Zoological Society, Mark Gonka, lead trainer for the Chicago Zoological Society, assists marine mammal curator Rita Stacey as she measures the girth of a 6-week-old bottlenose dolphin at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill.

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An activist smokes a marijuana cigarette as they poses for photos in front of the Congress in Montevideo, Uruguay.

An activist smokes a marijuana cigarette as they poses for photos in front of the Congress in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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In this photo provided by Joseph Campanelli, the second in a sequence of three images, a skier is buried in an avalanche she triggered in a steep ravine in Grizzly Gulch, just outside the Alta ski area east of Salt Lake City.

In this photo provided by Joseph Campanelli, the second in a sequence of three images, a skier is buried in an avalanche she triggered in a steep ravine in Grizzly Gulch, just outside the Alta ski area east of Salt Lake City.

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Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez bangs a pot during an event to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the return of democracy outside the Government Palace, known as `Casa Rosada`, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Argentina`s President Cristina Fernandez bangs a pot during an event to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the return of democracy outside the Government Palace, known as `Casa Rosada`, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Chile`s presidential candidates, Michelle Bachelet, right, and Evelyn Matthei greet, obliging photographers` requests for a kiss before their television debate in Santiago, Chile.

Chile`s presidential candidates, Michelle Bachelet, right, and Evelyn Matthei greet, obliging photographers` requests for a kiss before their television debate in Santiago, Chile.

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New Zealand`s Brendon McCullum, right, reacts after a shot from West Indies` Shane Shillingford on the fifth day of the International cricket match, at the University Oval, in Dunedin, New Zealand.

New Zealand`s Brendon McCullum, right, reacts after a shot from West Indies` Shane Shillingford on the fifth day of the International cricket match, at the University Oval, in Dunedin, New Zealand.

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Activists gather in front of Uruguayan Congress as the Senate in support of the legalization of marijuana outside the Congress in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Activists gather in front of Uruguayan Congress as the Senate in support of the legalization of marijuana outside the Congress in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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This image provided by NASA and taken by NASA`s Solar Dynamics Observatory, shows the sun, but no sign of comet ISON. During a meeting of the American Geophysical Union meeting, scientists said the comet broke apart on Thanksgiving after coming close to the sun.

This image provided by NASA and taken by NASA`s Solar Dynamics Observatory, shows the sun, but no sign of comet ISON. During a meeting of the American Geophysical Union meeting, scientists said the comet broke apart on Thanksgiving after coming close to the sun.

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New Zealand`s Ross Taylor celebrates his century against West Indies during the first day of the second International cricket match at Basin Reserve in Wellington, New Zealand.

New Zealand`s Ross Taylor celebrates his century against West Indies during the first day of the second International cricket match at Basin Reserve in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Actress Kristen Stewart of Twilight fame arrives for the Chanel’s Metiers d`Art fashion show in Dallas.

Actress Kristen Stewart of Twilight fame arrives for the Chanel’s Metiers d`Art fashion show in Dallas.

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A mourner holding a flower waits for the procession for former South African president Nelson Mandela to make its way through the streets of Pretoria, South Africa.

A mourner holding a flower waits for the procession for former South African president Nelson Mandela to make its way through the streets of Pretoria, South Africa.

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Gay rights activists and others stand outside the Supreme Court after the top court ruled that a colonial-era law criminalizing homosexuality will remain in effect in India in New Delhi.

Gay rights activists and others stand outside the Supreme Court after the top court ruled that a colonial-era law criminalizing homosexuality will remain in effect in India in New Delhi.

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A Sunshine International Aquarium staff member dressed in a Santa Claus costume embraces a Zebra shark as he swims with fish inside the aquarium in Tokyo.

A Sunshine International Aquarium staff member dressed in a Santa Claus costume embraces a Zebra shark as he swims with fish inside the aquarium in Tokyo.

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Abdur Razzak, left, lawyer of Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah, talks to the media outside a court in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Mollah, convicted of war crimes during the nation`s war of independence against Pakistan in 1971, was due to be executed at 00:01 Wednesday, but lawyers went to the home of Judge Syed Mahmud Hossain and secured a postponement.

Abdur Razzak, left, lawyer of Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah, talks to the media outside a court in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Mollah, convicted of war crimes during the nation`s war of independence against Pakistan in 1971, was due to be executed at 00:01 Wednesday, but lawyers went to the home of Judge Syed Mahmud Hossain and secured a postponement.

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Indian postal department workers listen to a speaker as they protest near the Indian parliament demanding better service conditions in New Delhi.

Indian postal department workers listen to a speaker as they protest near the Indian parliament demanding better service conditions in New Delhi.

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South African President Jacob Zuma pays his respects to former South African President Nelson Mandela during the lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa.

South African President Jacob Zuma pays his respects to former South African President Nelson Mandela during the lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Tennis player Rohan Bopanna with wife Supriya during the promotion of a jewellery brand, in Bengaluru.

Tennis player Rohan Bopanna with wife Supriya during the promotion of a jewellery brand, in Bengaluru.

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Tehelka magazine founder editor Tarun Tejpal coming out of district and sessions court in Panaji on Wednesday. The court today remanded Tejpal to 12-day judicial custody in the case of alleged sexual assault of a junior woman colleague.

Tehelka magazine founder editor Tarun Tejpal coming out of district and sessions court in Panaji on Wednesday. The court today remanded Tejpal to 12-day judicial custody in the case of alleged sexual assault of a junior woman colleague.

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Pope Francis, Time magazine`s 2013 Person of the Year, is seen an undated photo of the magazine cover provided by Time. Time said the Catholic church’s new leader has changed the perception of his organization in an extraordinary way in a short time.

Pope Francis, Time magazine`s 2013 Person of the Year, is seen an undated photo of the magazine cover provided by Time. Time said the Catholic church’s new leader has changed the perception of his organization in an extraordinary way in a short time.

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